Upcoming events

17.-19. October 2013: Workshop Fifth Row “Simon” chamber opera for youth by Gerhard Stabler and Chrisopher Grondahl

29. November 2013: Solo concert in Stavanger Ny Musikk

1.,15.,19. December 2013: Christmas Concerts with Martin and Henrik Enger Holm, Tove Kragset, Kjersti Rydsaa and others

12. March 2014: Solo concert and seminar DIEM, Royal Academy of Music Aarhus

27.-30. March 2014: Concerts London Ear Festival

8. September 2015: Performing Händel/Halvorsen Passacaglia at Universitetets Aula  together with Kjersti Rydsaa

 

 

 

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Creative Violin

This was the blog for Victoria Johnson, when she was a research fellow within the Norwegian Research Fellowship for the Arts Programme at the Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH) 2007-2010.

Project: Electric violin in digital space

The name of the project is Electric violin in digital space, exploring how to develop a new digital space where the electric violin meets electronics, video and light.

The research focused on development of new repertoire and improvisations, and extension of the sound palette for electric violin. I experimented with different concert forms, spaces and venues. I also did research on different software and controllers.

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Sverm

Prosjektet Sverm tar utgangspunkt i det som skjer når vi nærmer oss fraværet av bevegelse og lyd: stillstand og stillhet. I dette grenselandet finner vi det vi kaller mikrobevegelser og mikrolyd, de minste bevegelsene og lydene vi klarer å produsere og oppfatte.

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http://www.sverm.no/

Transformation (2009-2011)

Transformation is an improvisation piece for electric violin and live electronics. It is based on the idea of letting the performer control a large collection of sound fragments while moving around on stage.

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Teknisk raider til Multimorf II og Electra av Knut Vaage

Teknisk raider for Victoria Johnson

  • 3 til 4 veis p.a. av topp kvalitet størrelse tilpasset lokale (generøs mengde subwoofere)
  • 2 – 4 fulltone p.a høytalere samme merke / karakter som frontsystem (surround system)
  • 4 scenemonitorer 3 – 4 kurser (Monitor Victoria/Thorolf), gjerne Genelec
  • 6 D.I.-bokser (BSS/Klark Teknik)
  • 1 beta 58, introduksjonsmikrofon.
  • Digital eller analog mikser av topp kvalitet, Soundcrafft Vi4, Midas..

Om analog mikser:

  • 6 x 31 bånds eq
  • 4 linjer kompresjon
  • 1 høykvalitets klang TC m3000 el lign.
  • 1 digital delay
  • 1 bra lydtekniker til å bruke dette utstyret

Hvis bruk av video:

  • Projektor
  • Lang vga kabel
  • Lerret
  • Notestativ med lys
  • To bord

 

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Suspended Beginnings

Label: Victoria Johnson / Farbror Melker Records
Artists: Victoria Johnson, Diemo Schwarz, Peter Tornquist
Release: 30.6.2012


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Suspended Beginningsis a duo with Diemo Schwarz. The duo has collaborated since 2008 playing concerts at Landmark in Bergen, Sound of Mu Oslo, NIME conference in Oslo 2011 and Malmoe, Sweden.

  • Three improvisations by Victoria Johnson (electric violin) and Diemo Schwarz (CataRT), recomposed by Mats Claesson
  • Electra and Multimorf II by Knut Vaage
  • To the Ground by Alwynne Pritchard
  • Improvisation with Peter Tornquist (laptop)

Tracks:

1. Suspended Beginnings I 06:55
2. Suspended Beginnings II 03:49
3. Improvisation 10:40
4. Multimorf II 08:56
5. Electra 14:10
6. To the Ground 11:26
7. Suspended Beginnings III 07:03

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